Miami: Anatomy of a Prank [Phish.net]

The key here is the magicians’ rule.  It’s all about setting expectations.  Phish actually set up the whole thing back in the first set of the run.  Trey kept mentioning that “I Didn’t Know” would have the final vacuum solo of the decade.  He repeated it three times – along with other silly concepts – to make sure that the idea stuck in our heads.  This would be the final vacuum solo.  At the time it just seemed like typical Trey silliness, but actually it was foreshadowing.

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